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13 Short Stories for Engaging Secondary Students & Teaching Literary Elements

Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites, which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.

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Literary Jenga: Reading Literature Game for ANY Novel Grades 7-12

Engage your students with this literary Jenga activity based on Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge. This activity is for grades 7-12.

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Harry Potter Literary Device Posters

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I - Lori Vaughn - use this with my kids! They LOVE irony. And that's not supposed to be sarcastic - it's true.

I - Lori Vaughn - use this with my kids! They LOVE irony. And that's not supposed to be sarcastic - it's true.

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